Fiddler on the Roof
June 17, 18 and 24, 25 - 8:00pm June 19 and 26 - 2:30pm GSM's first show of the season is the story of Tevye, a poor dairyman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community,Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill traditional values in the face of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, cutting across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaves audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
Nice Work if You Can Get It
July 22, 23 and 29, 30 - 8:00pm July 24 and 31 - 2:30pm GSM's second show of the season is a 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger. This lighthearted crowd pleaser is set against the backdrop of classic Gershwin hits like “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Fascinating Rhythm.”
Garland Summer Musicals
Since 1982, GSM has provided both entertainment and educational opportunities to North Texas. GSM produces two Broadway musical classics at the Granville Arts Center in downtown Garland, Texas, to over 6,500 patrons each season. GSM is produced by Patty Granville and has been under the direction of Buff Shurr for 30 seasons.
GSM is produced by Patty Granville and has been under the direction of Buff Shurr since 1982. GSM encourages professional artists (through Guest Artist contracts with Actor’s Equity) to work with aspiring performers of all ages, creating a diverse theatre training and semi-professional production company.
GSM has an educational intern program with Eastfield College and Tarleton State that creates a professional training ground for aspiring performers and technicians. Each summer, approximately 30 scholarships are awarded, resulting in college academic hours. GSM’s intern program has educated over 900 area students since 1982.